Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press | PostedOct 16th - 5:02pm
African members of the U.N. Security Council have tried unsuccessfully to appoint a joint African Union-United Nations envoy for conflict-torn Libya in an apparent attempt to replace current U.N. envoy Ghassan Salame.
Ursula von der Leyen will have to wait a bit longer before she takes over as the next European Commission president after the European Parliament delayed a vote on the appointment of her team on Wednesday.
Hadi Mizban, Associated Press | PostedOct 16th - 11:45am
Iraq's defense minister on Wednesday expressed concerns that the Islamic State group could take advantage of Turkey's invasion of northern Syria to destabilize Iraq, saying that a number of militants have been able to escape detention in Syria amid the chaos and cross into Iraq.
Matthew Lee, Jill Colvin and Gregory Katz, Associated Press | PostedOct 16th - 10:21am
The grieving parents of a British teenager who was killed in a car crash involving an American diplomat's wife felt ambushed when President Donald Trump tried to get them to meet with the woman in front of the press, attorneys for the couple said Wednesday.
Thailand's Supreme Court has ordered three leaders of the Red Shirt political movement to pay 21 million baht ($691,000) compensation to business owners whose commercial buildings were set on fire at the climax of two months of aggressive street protests in 2010.
At least nine people have been killed in three days of protests in Guinea against the president's bid to extend his time in power, while hospitals are overwhelmed with scores of people wounded, a doctor told The Associated Press on Wednesday.